Apache County

Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home

The husband of a woman killed during a 2017 eastern Arizona burglary objects to a proposed plea agreement for the defendant, a boy now 16 years-old.

Apache County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say a missing man has been found dead on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in eastern Arizona, apparently having been struck by a falling tree he had cut.

AP Photo/Matt York, File

Rural counties in Arizona have more than double the rates of suicide than those in urban areas. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, officials have begun an effort to increase mental health and other services outside of Arizona’s biggest cities. 

Zac Ziegler

Arizona has the worst school counselor to student ratio in the US, at 903 kids per counselor. In Northern Arizona, that ratio is slightly higher, and the majority of districts don’t have a single counselor on staff. KNAU’s Zac Ziegler reports on what the presence and absence of counselors means for students and staff.

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The Federal Communications Commission has allocated more than $20 million to expand broadband internet on tribal lands in Arizona. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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